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ACNH - List of DLC

Check out the list of free DLC which includes seasonal events in Animal Crossing: New Horizons (ACNH). Keep reading to also see the list of furniture exclusive in events!

Version 2.0 Update

ACNH - Version 2.0 set to release on November 5, 2021

Version 2.0 is last free major update of the game and was released on November 4, 2021.

The update includes several long-awaited characters and features, including Brewster and The Roost cafe, Kapp'n's Boat Tours, and the opening of Harv's Island Plaza which brings Harriet, Katrina, and other familiar characters.

November Version 2.0 Update

Happy Home Paradise

ACNH - Happy Home Paradise release on November 5, 2021

Happy Home Paradise is first and only paid DLC for Animal Crossing: New Horizons revealed in the ACNH Version 2.0 Direct.

Design Vacation Homes, earn Poki, unlock Facilities, and more with your new job at the archipelago in the Happy Home Paradise DLC!

Happy Home Paradise

List of Past Versions and DLC

Update Overview

Ver 1.1 - Bunny Day

ACNH - Bunny Day DLC

Update Release March 20, 2020

Bunny Day, the first event, was released with Version 1.1. and is now available if you Time Travel to the event dates.

Bunny Day Update (Ver. 1.1)

Ver 1.2 - New Visitors, April to June Events

Update Release April 23, 2020

Not only does Version 1.2 include new events from April to June, it also brought a Museum upgrade in the form of the Art Gallery. We also have new visitors: Leif, who sells shrub starts and flower seeds, and Redd, the shady arts dealer well known from previous games in the series.

This is a big update with lots of new content. If you want to read more about this, check out its separate page.
April Update (Ver. 1.2)

Ver 1.3 - Summer Update Wave 1: Swimming & Diving

Update Release July 3, 2020

The Version 1.3 update brings the ability to swim, dive, and catch new sea creatures in the ocean! It also brings the ACNH debut of Pascal the Sea Otter, who will trade his Mermaid DIY recipes for your scallops. Also, a familiar face returns with a new look and accent - Pirate Gulliver!

Summer Update Wave 1 (Ver. 1.3)

Ver 1.4 - Summer Update Wave 2: Fireworks Shows & Dream Suite

Update Release July 30, 2020

The last wave of summer updates ends with a bang! Fireworks Shows are available every Sunday for the whole month of August, where you can find Redd's Raffle and win cool prizes! Luna also arrives to New Horizons with the return of Dream Suite, a feature that allows you to visit other players' islands in your dreams.

Summer Update Wave 2 (Ver. 1.4)

Ver 1.5 - Halloween and Fall Update

Update Release September 30, 2020

The spookiest event of the year comes in the Version 1.5 update. Prepare for Jack's arrival on Halloween by planting up Pumpkins and setting up your town to be the ultimate getaway for ghosts! Make sure to stock up on candy to give away on the evening of frights!

Halloween and Fall Update (Ver. 1.5)

Ver 1.6 - Winter Update

Update Release November 19, 2020

Celebrate Thanksgiving with Frankie and enjoy the season of giving on Christmas with Version 1.6 update.

Help Franklin complete his dishes during Turkey Day and also help Jingle deliver presents to villagers during Toy Day!

Winter Update (Ver. 1.6)

Ver 1.7 - Festivale Update

ACNH - A resident receives some maracas

Update Release January 28, 2021

Celebrate Festivale with Pavé and live out loud with some new reactions and collect feathers of different colors to get some truly fabulous items!

Match your new Festivale items with some new Nook Shopping Seasonal items as well!

January Update | Version 1.7 Update

Ver 1.8 - Super Mario Update

Animal Crossing New Horizons (ACNH) February 25 Update

Update Release February 25, 2021

Redecorate and play around in your island with some new Super Mario-themed items! Dress your character up as iconic characters such as Mario and Luigi and get running to warp pipes that can teleport you in and out of your own island!

February 25 Update | Version 1.8.0 Update

Ver 1.9 - Anniversary Update

ACNH - March 18 Update

Update Release March 18, 2021

Add some sugar and spice into your island with new Sanrio villagers and items! Welcome them with pizzazz and a hint of style with all-new customizable umbrellas, uchiwa fans, flags and cut-out standees!

March 18 Update | Version 1.9.0 Update

Ver 1.10 - April 28. 2021 Update

Animal Crossing New Horizons (ACNH) April 28 Update

Update Release April 28, 2021

Celebrate events with style with new twists and turns to Rover's May Day Maze, Blathers' International Museum Day, and Reese and Cyrus' Wedding Season!

April 28 Update | Version 1.10.0

Ver 1.11 - July 29. 2021 Update

ACNH - Player eating a popsicle during the Firework Show event

Update Release July 29, 2021

Say cheers to new rewards from Redd's Raffle in the new and reworked fireworks show! Brand new seasonal and spooky furniture are also released, allowing for more island decorating opportunities!

July 29, 2021 Update | Version 1.11.0

Ver 2.0 - Paradise Update

ACNH - Kapp

Version 2.0 brings with it familiar faces appearing for an excursion into your island paradise! Sip coffee with Brewster, have your fortune told by Katrina, and many more with Version 2.0!

Update Release July 29, 2021

Animal Crossing Direct and November Version 2.0 Update


Listed below is a list of minor patches released for 2.0. Click on a link to find more info about a certain patch!

Patch Notes

List of DLC Events

Bunny Day

ACNH - Bunny Day Event DLC

Event Duration April 1st @5:00 AM to April 12th, 2020

Collect eggs from trees, the water, the sky! Craft all the Bunny Day items and get a special reward from the one and only Zipper T. Bunny!
Bunny Day Event Info and Rewards


ACNH - Pavé celebrates the rainbow

Event Duration February 28, 2022

Collect feathers for Pavé and exchange them for fabulous Festivale-themed furniture. Celebrate the day in style with all new reactions!

Festivale 2022 Event Guide

Nature Day

ACNH - Leifs Garden Shop DLC

Event Duration April 23rd @5:00 AM to May 4th, 2020

Show your love to nature by completing limited-time special Nook Miles+ activities on Nature Day! You can also get special flower seeds and shrub starts from Leif!
Nature Day Event Info and Rewards

May Day

ACNH - May Day Event DLC

Event Duration April 23rd @5:00 AM to May 4th, 2020

Head out on a May Day Tour on a special island! Run around a maze, scavenge for treasure, and you might even see a special visitor!
May Day Event Info and Rewards

International Museum Day

ACNH - International Museum Day - Stamp Rally Event DLC

Event Duration May 18th @5:00 AM ~ May 31st, 2020

Participate on a Stamp Rally this International Museum Day! Collect stamps from different exhibits to receive an in-game reward!
International Museum Day Event Info and Rewards

Wedding Season

ACNH - Wedding Season Event DLC

Event Duration June 1st @5:00 AM ~ Jun 30th, 2020

Help take Cyrus and Reese' anniversary photos on Wedding Season! Arrange the studio in Photopia with Harvey, and receive wedding-themed gifts!
Wedding Season Event Info and Rewards

Fireworks Shows

ACNH - Fireworks Show Event DLC

Event Duration Every Sunday at 7 PM to 12 AM for the whole month of August

Both Northern and Southern Hemisphere players can enjoy a fireworks display every Sunday for the whole month of August. You can even display custom design fireworks!

During the show, you can participate in Redd's Raffle and win cool prizes!

Fireworks Show Event Info and Rewards


ACNH - Halloween Event DLC

Head out in the evening to partake in Trick or Treating! Dress up as spooky as you can to gather candies, or give away candies in exchange for spooky rewards. Watch out for Jack, the Czar of Halloween! Fulfill his requests for sweets and he'll give you some exclusive furniture!

Halloween Event Info and Rewards

Turkey Day

ACNH - Turkey Day

Event Date: November 26

First class chef, Franklin, will visit the island to host a bountiful gathering at the plaza. Help Franklin complete his dishes and earn exclusive rewards!

Turkey Day Info and Rewards

Toy Day

ACNH - Toy Day

Event Date: December 24

The Christmas event is held every 24th of December. Jingle, the reindeer, will make an appearance on your island. Help him deliver gifts to your villagers and receive neat gifts!

Toy Day Info and Rewards

List of Exclusive DLC Items

Seasonal Nook Shopping Items

ACNH - Seasonal Items DLC

Availabillity Various Periods All Year

With every update, items that are only available in a set period also get added, each usually matching real holidays and events. You can check out a full list on our guide below!

List of Nook Shopping Seasonal Items

Nook Inc. Silk Rug

ACNH - Nook Inc Silk Rug DLC

Availabillity All Year

If you have a Nintendo Switch Online Membership, you can download this DLC for free.

It adds a Nook Inc. Silk Rug to the available items at Nook Stop, and you can redeem it for 600 Miles.

Bunny Day Series

ACNH - Bunny Day DLC Items

Availabillity April 1 to April 12, 2020

Craft these colorful egg-themed items during the Bunny Day event, and you will receive rewards from Zipper!
List of Bunny Day Items and Recipes

Hedge Fence Recipe

ACNH - Hedge Recipe DLC

Availabillity April 23 to May 4, 2020 (Nature Day)
All Year Starting from April 23, 2020

Get the Hedge Recipe when you participate in Nature Day! This new type of fence instantly beautifies your island, so don't miss the chance to get it!

Nook Inc. Aloha Shirts

Coral Nook Inc. Aloha Shirt Green Nook Inc. Aloha Shirt
Availabillity All Year Starting from April 22, 2020

After the ver 1.2.0 update, the aloha shirts that Isabelle (Coral) and Timmy & Tommy (Green) wear will become available for purchase with Nook Miles, at the Nook Stop.
Nook Stop Explained

Bell Bag Rug

ACNH - Bell Bag Rug DLC

Availabillity All Year Starting from April 22, 2020

After the ver 1.2.0 update, you will receive the Bell Bag Rug in your mailbox, from the Bank of Nook's apology letter for lowering their bank interest.

How to Get Bank Interest

Museum Plaques

Fossil Plaque ImageFossil Plaque Bug Plaque ImageBug Plaque Fish Plaque ImageFish Plaque
Availabillity May 18 to May 31, 2020

You can get these Museum Plaques as a reward for completing the stamps in each exhibit in the Stamp Rally during the International Museum Day event.

International Museum Day Items

Rover's Briefcase

ACNH - May Day - Rover

Availabillity May 1 to May 7, 2020

You can get the May Day-exclusive item, Rover's Briefcase after finishing the maze in the May Day Tour, and talking to Rover! May Day is a limited-time event so make sure you don't miss it!

Where to Find Rover

Wedding Series

ACNH - Wedding Season DLC Items

Availabillity June 1 to June 30, 2020

Wedding Season will be celebrated for the whole month of June, which means a whole month to collect the Wedding series furniture! Arrange sets and take photoshoots to get weddings items from Cyrus and Reese.

List of Wedding Series Items

Snorkels and Wet Suits

ACNH - Snorkel DLCSnorkels ACNH - Wet Suits DLCWet Suits
Availabillity All Year Starting from July 3, 2020

Jump right into the waters with these new items available after the ver 1.3 update! You can get a free snorkel once you update, but you can also purchase a Nook Inc. Snorkel in exchange for Nook Miles. Different Wet Suits are also available through exchanging Nook Miles, Nook Shopping, and Nook's Cranny.

Swimming and Diving

Mermaid Series

ACNH - Mermaid Series DLC Items

Availabillity All Year Starting from July 3, 2020

After the July 3, ver 1.3 update, you will be able to trade your scallops for Pascal's Mermaid DIY recipes. Dive in to get some Pearls and start crafting!

List of Mermaid Series Items

Pirate Series

ACNH - Pirate Series DLC Items

Availabillity All Year Starting from July 3, 2020

Aside from the Mermaid series, you could also get pirate-themed things from Pirate Gulliver, or Gullivarrr!

List of Pirate Series Items

Toy Day Gifts and Items

ACNH - Toy Day.jpg

Availabillity December 1 to 25
(Introduced in Ver. 1.6.0b)

Toy Day gifts will be available at Nook's Cranny from December 1 to December 25. They can be given as gifts to your villagers on Toy Day or you can purchase one for your own house! Create the perfect childhood fantasy with these cool new items!

List of Toy Day Items

Nook Inc. Handheld Pennant

ACNH - Nook Inc. Handheld Pennant DLC

Availabillity All Year Starting from July 30, 2020

After the ver 1.4.0 update, you can now get the flag similar to what Tommy was holding at the start of the game, in exchange for 500 Nook Miles.

King Tut Mask DIY Recipe

ACNH - King Tut Mask DLC

Availabillity All Year Starting from July 30, 2020

If you find a Gold Nugget, your character will get inspired to make this newly added DIY, the King Tut Mask!

When wearing the mask and running around, your character will often trip and fall. If you're holding things like balloons they will fly off and disappear, so be careful!

King Tut Mask Recipe and Materials

Ring Con

ACNH - Ring Con as Update Thanks

Availabillity All Year Starting from September 30, 2020

After updating to version 1.5.0, you will receive a Ring Con from the Ring Fit Adventure game as thanks!

Yule Log

ACNH - Yule Log.jpg

Availabillity All Year Starting from November 19, 2020

After updating to version 1.6.0, you will receive a Yule Log as thanks!


ACNH - January Update Maracas

Availabillity All Year Starting from January 28, 2021

After updating to version 1.7.0, you will receive a pair of Maracas as thanks!

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